Bone biopsy using image guidance

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Learn what a bone biopsy is and how it is done using image guidance.

Key points

  • A bone biopsy is a procedure using imaging and a needle to remove small pieces of bone so that tests can be done on them.
  • During the procedure, your child will be given a general anaesthetic.
  • Your child will likely be able to go home from the hospital about four to six hours after the procedure.
Last updated: February 9th 2016